The days of thinking of time as a river—evenly flowing, always advancing—are over. Time perception, just like vision, is a construction of the brain.
New Scientist magazine featured my time perception research as their cover story.
Watch an experiment in which we studied time perception by dropping volunteer subjects from a 150 foot high tower. Free fall.
I'm a sucker for time jokes.
What does it mean for time to be real? Is time the ultimate stage on which all events play?
The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.
Interested in synesthesia? Watch a lecture I gave at the University of Sydney in Australia.
I was the scientific advisor for the TNT television drama,Perception, starring Eric McCormack and Rachael Leigh Cook. Learn more about the show.
David's iPad app "Why the Net Matters, or Six Ways to Avert the Collapse of Civilization" was recently called a "superbook" by the New York Times Magazine. For a taste of the argument, read David's article in WIRED or watch a video of his talk at the Long Now Foundation. Don't have an iPad? The manuscript is now available as an eBook.
Listen to British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the story "Descent of Species" from Sum. He is one of the dozens of terrific voices who read for the audio book.
Sum was selected as Book of the Week by both The Guardian newspaper and The Week newsmagazine.
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